Tor Articles

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September 2014

"Herramientas que podrían mantener tu anonimato en Internet"
by EFE on September 10, 2014

"El deseo de ser anónimo se expande por la red"
by EFE on September 10, 2014

"Brooklyn ‘CryptoParty’ delves into deep web, online privacy"
by Tyler Woods on September 10, 2014

"Running in to an old friend"
by Sarah Cortes on September 5, 2014

"La gente quiere controlar su información y ser anónima para navegar"
by JB on September 8, 2014

Enhancing Your Browsing Privacy and Security With Tor 
by seamster on September 2, 2014

Tor:  Explaining the network that makes web use anonymous 
by Rory Cellan-Jones (BBC) on September 2, 2014

Horizon:  The defenders of anonymity on the internet 
by Mike Radfod on September 2, 2014

August 2014

Tor Project's struggle to keep the dark net in the shadows
by Leo Kelion on August 21, 2014

Iran's Internet Users Outsmart Government in Cat-and-Mouse Censorship Game
by Global Voices on August 12, 2014

July 2014

Russia Offers a $111K Reward to De-Anonymize Tor
by Sean Kalinich on July 28, 2014

Hacking Tor, And What it Means for our Online Privacy
by Daniel Faris on July 25, 2014

Russian government offers huge reward for help unmasking anonymous Tor users
by Lucian Constantin on July 25, 2014

Researchers: Lawyers blocked our Black hat demo on de-anonymising Tor
by Tom Brewster on July 22, 2014

Black Hat presentation on unmasking Tor users suddenly cancelled
by Jeremy Kirk on July 22, 2014

Stealthy randsomware "Critroni' uses Tor, could replace Cryptolocker
by Lucian Constantin on July 21, 2014

Peeling the onion: Almost everyone involved in developing Tor was (or is) funded by the US government
by Yasha Levine on July 16, 2014

What is the Dark net? FOX28's Tom Powell reports
by Tom Powell, July 14, 2014

Are you on NSA'S Watch list?
by Julia Angwin and Mike Tigas, July 11, 2014

Tor exit node operator convicted of abetting spread of child porn,1
by Loek Essers, July 9, 2014

Here's One Way to Land on the NSA's Watch List
by Julia Angwin and Mike Tigas July 9, 2014

NSA Surveillance Targets Cambridge - based TOR Project
by Saul Tannenbaum July 8, 2014

NSA might tag you as extremist when you use Tor, other privacy online services
by Nicole Arce, July 8, 2014

If you can about online privacy, then the NSA cares about targeting you
by Darlene Storm, July 7, 2014

Les révélations Snowden ont provoqué une vague continue d'intérêt pour Tor
by Martin Untersinger, July 7, 2014

NSA targets the privacy-conscious
by J. Appelbaum, A. Gibson, J. Goetz, V. Kabisch, L. Kampf, L. Ryge, July 3, 2014

June 2014

How to be anonymous on the Internet: AppSec presents the latest developments of The Tor Project for anonymous communications
by Peter Rennison / Allie Andrews June 17, 2014

Iraq Crisis: Government Blocks Access to Tor Project Following Isis Insurgency
by David Gilberty June 15, 2014

Tor is for Everyone: Why Should You Use Tor
by Cooper Quintin June 15, 2014

Bitcoin Isn't As Anonymous As You Might Hope
by Mike James June 04, 2014

May 2014

Going Dark: The Internet Behind The Internet
by NPR staff May 25, 2014

Edward Snowden threw 'crypto party' before blowing NSA whistle
by ANI May 23, 2014

I-Team: Understanding TOR and the dark net
by Dan Noyhs May 13, 2014

Tor is Being Used as a Safe Haven for Victims of Cyberstalking
by Meghan Neal, May 9, 2014

Tor: network security for domestic abuse survivors
by Cory Doctorow, May 7, 2014

As domestic abuse goes digital, shelters turn to counter-survellience with Tor
by George LeVines, May 7, 2014

The Power of Ideas
by Boston Magazine, May 2014

April 2014

Meet the Woman Who did Everything in Her Power to Hide Her Pregnancy From Google
by Jessica Goldstein, April 29, 2014

Here's the software that helps Edward Snowden avoid the NSA
BY Jon Fingas, April 15th 2014

Snowden Used the Linux Distro Designed For Internet Anonymity
From Slashdot

Tor Browser Bundle 3.5.4
by Razyan Mihal Asmanow Serea, April 10, 2014

If You Want Privacy or Anonymity or Security, Stay off the Internet this Week
by Meghan Neal, April 8, 2014

Criminals launching Tor alternatives to avoid detection
by Alastair Stevenson, April 9, 2014

Feds, local law enforcement increasingly able to bust Tor users
by Michael Hatamoto, April 3, 2014

Database of more than 150K accounts posted on Tor Network
by Adam Greenberg, April 2, 2014

Crucial encryption tool enabled NSA reporting on shoestring budget
by Natasha Lennard, Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014

March 2014

Federal Agents Pierce Tor Web-Anonymity Tool
by Andrew Grossman, March 31, 2014

Hackers hit Microsoft Word and Excel users with evolved Tor malware
by Alastair Stevenson, March 28, 2014

Erodogan's Tor Project Block Failing Due to Multiple Alternatives
by David Gilbert, March 28, 2014

When Is a Tor Block Not a Tor Block?
by Eva Galperin March 27, 2014

“Hidden” internet growing rapidly
by Charlie Fripp, March 26, 2014

Insider Trading On The Dark Web
By Jesse Atlas 25/3/2014

Masking your location on the internet with privacy tools
by Julia Angwin, March 25, 2014

Turkey orders block of Twitter's IP addresses
by Cory Doctorow, Mar 24, 2014

Turks on back foot over Twitter
by Nick Farrell, 24 Mar 2014

Dozens of firms are invisibly tracking you online. Here's how to hide from them
By Willard Foxton, March 24th, 2014

The Switchboard: Turkey's Twitter ban gets tougher
by Andrea Peterson, March 24, 2014

After DNS change fails, Turkish government steps up Twitter censorship
by Sean Gallagher, Mar 23 2014

Turkey, Twitter & Censorship: VPN, Tor and more
by Dave Lewis, March 23, 2014

Homeland Security busts child abuse ring that relied on Tor
by Michael Hatamoto, March 21, 2014

Malicious iOS Tor Browswer in Apple App Store
by Brian Donohue, March 20, 2014

Malicious Tor Browser Persists in iOS App Store for Months Despite Protests
by Kelly Hodgkins Thursday, March 20, 2014 Fake Tor app has been sitting on Apple's App Store for months, Tor Project says
by Lucian Constantin, March 20, 2014

Fake Tor browser for iOS laced with adware, spyware, members warn
by Dan Goodin - Mar 19 2014

Homeland Security busts child porn ring on Tor network
by Dara Kerr, March 18, 2014

Fourteen men arrested for operating child-abuse site through Tor
by The Guardian, March 18, 2014

14 arrested in sting on underground child porn websites on Darknet's Onion Router aka Tor network
by The Denver Channel, March 18, 2014

Four questions about Tor Brett Molina, March 10, 2014

Tor network used to hide 900 botnets and dark net markets, says Kaspersky Lab
by John E. Dunn, March 6, 2014

Peeling the Onion - Tor's Criminal Content Revealed
by Info Security, March 5, 2014

The paranoid's survival guide, part 1: How to protect your personal data
By Robert L. Mitchell 03 March, 2014

Tor Aims To Have Accessible Instant Messaging App Ready Before April
By junglist, 01 March 2014

February 2014

Tor developing anonymous mobile OS
By Jonathan Riggall, 28 February 2014

Tor creating "deep web" instant messaging service
By Paul Cooper, 28 February 2014

Tor secure messaging client in pipeline for safer chat
By Chris Davies February 28, 2014

Tor Is Building An Anonymous Instant Messenging Program
By James Kosur, February 26 2014

Risk Is Low And Business Is Booming In The Malware Market
by Aarti Shahani February 21, 2014

What Is Tor and Should I Use It?
by Thorin Klosowski February 21, 2014

Are you ready to be Deep Throat? by Jon Cassidy February 20, 2014

Security technology to help students in future careers
by Claire Hettinger February 19, 2014

WildLeaks: New Service Allows Anonymous Whistleblowers to Report Wildlife Crime
by James A. Foley February 19, 2014

HTTPS Everywhere add-on now available for Firefox on Android
By Zeljka Zorz February 6, 2014

"HTTPS Everywhere" More secure browsing courtesy of the EFF and Tor
By John Moffett February 5, 2014

7 Ways to Reclaim Your Digital Privacy
By Davey Alba February 4, 2014

Tor networks: Stop employees from touring the deep web
By Adam Rice, February 2014

January 2014

Avoiding Sochi Snoopers: Using Tor, Common Sense and Nail Polish to Prevent Russian Authorities Spying on Journalists
By David Gilbert February 3, 2014 13:49 PM GMT

FBI is keeping a giant stash of e-mails from defunct Tor Mail service
By Joe Mullin January, 27 2014

If You Used This Secure Webmail Site, the FBI Has Your Inbox
By Kevin Poulsen January 27, 2014

The Inside Story of Tor, the Best Internet Anonymity Tool the Government Ever Built
by Dune Lawrence, January 23, 2014

Microsof Destroys Bitcoin Mining Botnet Sefnit
by Nermin Hajadarbegovic, January 22, 2014

Russian Spy Notes Caught Snooping on Facebook Users
by Kevin Poulsen, January 21, 2014

If Microsoft thinks old Tor clients are risky, why not Windows XP?
by Michael Lee, January 17, 2014

Privacy Tools: How to Safely Browse the Internet
by Julie Angwin, January 15, 2014

December 2013

Anonymous: The Parallel Internet?
by Spider Magazine and Noman Ansari on December 31, 2013

Top free PC Security Tools
by Siddhant Sharma on December 30, 2013

For Tor, Publicity a Mixed Blessing
by John Borland on December 28, 2013

Estmated 18 percent of US drug users bought from Silk Road, says study
by Casey Johnston on December 27, 2013

Use of Tor pointed FBI to Harvard University bomb hoax suspect
by Lisa Vaas on December 20, 2013

FBI agents tracked Harvard bomb threats despite Tor
by Russell Brandom, December 18, 12:55 pm

Bitcoin Weekly 2013 December 18: More Chinese market upheaval, EU banking authority warning about BTC, Tor Project thumbs-up Bitcoin donations
by Kyt Dotson December 18

Tor is suppose to hide you online. In this Harvard student's case it did the complete opposite
by Brian Fung December 18, 4:17 pm

Tor accepts donations in Bitcoin
by Shona Ghosh December 18, 13:17

Lovers of Tor can now sprinkle Bitcoins on its developers as thanks
by Shaun Nichols December 18

Freedom of the Press Foundation Steps Up Encryption Efforts for Journalists
By Denise Lu December 16, 2013

Freedom of the Press Foundation wants to help build secure communication tools for journalists
By Caroline O'Donovan Dec. 5, 2013, 9:16 a.m.

Freedom Of The Press Foundation To Release New Version Of Anonymous Whistleblower Submission System
By Runa A. Sandvik, Contributor 12/05/2013 @ 10:00AM

"An Open Letter Urging Universities To Encourage Conversation About Online Privacy"
By April Glaser December 2, 2013

BlackMarket Reloaded Drugs Marketplace Shutting Down over Heavy Traffic (Mentions importance of Tor network)
By Mary-Ann Russon December 02, 2013 12:03 PM GMT

November 2013

"Get a grip on TOR with Vidalia"
By Marco Fioretti November 26, 2013, 4:57 AM PST

"Open router project launched to improve network privacy"
By Stilgherrian November 26, 2013 06:51 GMT

"Unofficial guide to Tor: Really private browsing"
By Author Unknown 22 November 2013.

"Pogoplug's new Safeplug anonymizes all your home's web browsing for $49"
By Jon Fingas 22 November 2013

"Pogoplug packages Tor for the masses with the $49 Safeplug"
By Ricardo Bilton November 21, 2013 12:18 PM

"Say hello to Safeplug, Pogoplug’s $49 Tor-in-a-box for anonymous surfing"
By David Meyer Nov. 21, 2013 - 9:00 AM PST

"A cheap device called the Safeplug makes it easy to use the Tor anonymity network at home"
By Tom Simonite on November 21, 2013

"How feds busted 'Silk Road'"
Via Baltimore Sun Last updated 13:12 20/11/2013

"The linguistic clues that reveal your true Twitter identity"
By Tim Grant Published 20 November 2013 10:12

"Getting to Know Tor, the Most Popular Anonymity Tool in the World"
By Kelley Misata November 20, 2013

"Filesharing search engines take to dark web and Bitcoin to escape Hollywood"
Samuel Gibbs Monday 18 November 2013 12.25 GMT

"Researchers Work to Add More Anonymity to Bitcoin"
By Nick Bilton November 18, 2013, 7:24 pm

"Key moments in NSA spy saga"
By Katherine Jacobsen and Elizabeth Barber, November 17, 2013

"Online Subterfuge: Silk Road, Tor and Bitcoins"

"FAKTA: The Tor Project"
By Jens Anton Bjørnager, 10. November 2013 KL. 14.07

"What is Tor? A beginner's guide to the privacy tool"
Stuart Dredge, Tuesday 5 November 2013 07.47 EST

"Real life Mob Wars: MafiaLeaks uses Tor anonymity to battle organized crime"
by Evan Dashevsky, Nov 5, 2013 8:49 AM

October 2013

"A DIY Tor Wi-Fi Access Point"
By Stephen Cass, 28 Oct 2013 | 15:00 GMT

"Anonymity Network Tor Needs a Tune-up to Protect Users from Surveillance"
By Tom Simonite, October 25, 2013

"What Is Tor? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions",news-17754.html
By Jill Scharr, OCTOBER 23, 2013 6:00 AM

"The Pirate Bay's web browser hits one million downloads"
By Dave Neal, Mon Oct 21 2013, 15:57

"TorSearch launches to be the Google of the hidden Internet"
By John Koetsier, October 10, 2013, 2:40 PM

"Taking Stock Of Tor: Top 5 Tips For Using The Onion Router"
by Raj Sabhlok, 10/18/2013 @ 10:00AM

"US head of intelligence: NSA wants to break Tor to get at the bad guys"
by Lisa Vaas on October 9, 2013

"NSA Battles Tor: 9 Facts"
by Mathew J. Schwartz, 10/8/2013 11:00 AM

"What is Tor and why does it matter?"
By Ken Yeung, Tuesday, 8 Oct '13 , 02:52am

"How the NSA might use Hotmail, Yahoo or other cookies to identify Tor users"
by Dan Goodin - Oct 7 2013, 11:27am PDT

"How Does Law Enforcement 'Subvert' Tor?"
07 October 2013

"GCHQ and NSA Repeatedly Tried and Failed to Crack Tor Network"
By ALISTAIR CHARLTON, October 04, 2013 5:37 PM BST

"Everything you need to know about the NSA and Tor in one FAQ"
BY TIMOTHY B. LEE, October 4 at 3:56 pm

"Snowden Leaks Show NSA Targets Tor"
By Sean Michael Kerner, 2013-10-04

"Attacking Tor: how the NSA targets users' online anonymity"
Bruce Schneier, Friday 4 October 2013 10.50 EDT

"'Tor Stinks' presentation – read the full document", Friday 4 October 2013 10.49 EDT

"Docs Reveal NSA Campaign Against Anonymous Tor Network"
By Denver Nicks @DenverNicks, Oct. 04, 2013

"NSA and GCHQ repeatedly tried to infiltrate Tor, documents reveal"
04 Oct 2013 by Jamie Hinks

"The Tor teardown, brought to you by goats, giraffes, and Thor's hammer"
By Robert X. Cringely, OCTOBER 04, 2013

"Report: NSA has little success cracking Tor"
By Grant Gross, October 4, 2013 04:52 PM ET

"Latest Snowden Leak Explains NSA Subversion of Tor Users"
by Michael Mimoso, October 4, 2013 , 3:40 pm

"NSA repeatedly tries to unpeel Tor anonymity and spy on users, memos show"
by Dan Goodin - Oct 4 2013, 11:40am PDT

"NSA sought to unmask users of Net-privacy tool Tor, says report"
by Edward Moyer, October 4, 2013 1:05 PM PDT

"NSA Struggling to Hack Into Tor, 'We will never be able to de-anonymize all Tor users all the time'"
Posted by Scott Bickard, Oct 04, 2013 04:59 PM EDT

September 2013

"Tor traffic doubles in a week to reach highest ever level"
By John E Dunn | Techworld | 03 September 13

"Is Tor right for you?"
ADAM CLARK ESTES, Last updated 05:00 04/09/2013

"The Anonymous Internet Is Under Attack"
ADAM CLARK ESTES, 9/05/13 12:00pm

"Tor Network Spike Caused By Botnet"
On September 9, 2013 by Tom Brewster

"Malware culprit fingered in mysterious Tor traffic spike"
By Neil McAllister, 9th September 2013

"Is Tor's Anonymous Internet Still Secure?",news-17530.html
By Jill ScharrSEPTEMBER 10, 2013 12:44 PM

"Security Flaw Shows Tor Anonymity Network Dominated by Botnet Command and Control Traffic"
Emerging Technology From the arXiv, September 11, 2013

"How The Massive Tor Botnet 'Failed'"
Kelly Jackson Higgins, September 11, 2013

"Moving to Tor a Bad Move for Massive Botnet"
by Michael Mimoso, September 12, 2013 , 3:17 pm

"Massive Botnet is Behind Tor Usage Spike"
11 September 2013

"Tor does not provide bulletproof online anonymity"
Posted September 13, 2013 by Tony Bradley

"FBI Admits It Controlled Tor Servers Behind Mass Malware Attack"

"FBI Admits To Hacking Into The Tor Network"

"Privacy just a thing of the past"
Published: 15 Sep 2013 at 00.00

"Mevade botnet miscalculated effect on Tor network, says Damballa"
By John E Dunn, Published: 15:35, 16 September 2013

"FBI Admits To Tor Server Takeover"
Mathew J. Schwartz, 9/16/2013 11:49 AM

"Who's on Tor? Dissent, bots or porn?"
By Larry Seltzer for Zero Day, September 16, 2013 -- 15:43 GMT (08:43 PDT)

"FBI Admits Control of Malware-Spewing Tor Servers"
by Karl Bode 02:35PM Tuesday Sep 17 2013

"Study finds fraudsters foist one-third of all Tor traffic"
By Neil McAllister, 18th September 2013

"Atlantis The Silk Road Alternative Closes Down"
Posted by: Justin Tolerman Posted date: September 21, 2013

"EPIC FOIA Request Reveals No Evidence of NSA Interference with Tor Network"
Posted on September 25, 2013

August 2013

"Firefox Zero-Day Used in Child Porn Hunt?"
by Brian Krebs, 04 AUG 2013

"Tor servers vanish as FBI swoops on kiddie-smut suspect"
By Simon Sharwood, 5th August 2013

"Tor 'deep web' servers go offline as Irish man held over child abuse images"
Jemima Kiss, Tuesday 6 August 2013 03.40 EDT

"Freedom Hosting arrest and takedown linked to Tor privacy compromise"
by John Hawes on August 5, 2013

"Tor Users Hit With Firefox Exploit, But No Large Compromise of Network Seen"
by Dennis Fisher, August 5, 2013 , 10:50 am

"FBI Linked to Malware-Infected Child Abuse Websites on Tor Network"
By ALISTAIR CHARLTON, August 05, 2013 11:30 PM BST

"Why Tor Users Should Watch Out"
By David Meyer August 05, 2013

"Feds Are Suspects in New Malware That Attacks Tor Anonymity"
BY KEVIN POULSEN, 08.05.133:57 AM

"How anonymous? Tor users compromised in child porn takedown"
by Devin Coldewey, Aug. 5, 2013 at 7:35 PM ET

"FBI suspected as being behind hack into Tor anonymity network"
by Michael Santo, August 5, 2013

"Child porn bust could hold deeper implications to privacy of Tor users"
Adam Greenberg, August 05, 2013

"Update: Researchers say Tor-targeted malware phoned home to NSA"
by Sean Gallagher - Aug 5 2013, 10:34am PDT

"Tor users advised to 'switch away from Windows' after malware attack"
By Zack Whittaker, August 6, 2013 -- 14:46 GMT (07:46 PDT)

"Users of hidden net advised to ditch Windows"
6 August 2013 Last updated at 08:18 ET

"The Attack on the Dark Net Took Down a Lot More Than Child Porn"
ADRIAN CHEN, 8/09/13 5:45pm

"TOR Project urges users to stop using Windows, disable JavaScript"
By Jeremy Kirk, August 5, 2013 08:55 PM ET

"Russia’s FSB mulls ban on ‘Tor’ online anonymity network"
Published time: August 16, 2013 10:50

"Russia May Block Tor"
by Mathew J. Schwartz, 8/22/2013 01:06 PM

"Russian spyboss brands Tor a crook's paradise, demands a total ban"
By John Leyden, 23rd August 2013

"Usage for Tor doubles in wake of secure email shutdowns, arrival of the PirateBrowser"
by Brad Chacos, Aug 28, 2013 2:23 PM

"Tor usage up by more than 100% in August"
By Neil McAllister, 29th August 2013

"Tor anonymity network membership has doubled since NSA leak"
August 29, 2013 03:52

July 2013

"The Technology You Need to Protect Against Mass Surveillance"
By SETH SCHOEN, 7/18/13 4:40am

"Meet Tor, The Military-Made Privacy Network That Counts Edward Snowden As A Fan"
By Gerry Smith, 07/18/2013 7:45 am EDT, Updated: 08/19/2013 2:23 pm EDT

"Private or Covert. You Decide."
By Jacques Redmond, July 28, 2013

June 2013

"Cryptography as a means to counter Internet censorship"
By S. RAGHAVENDRA, June 2, 2013 10:50 IST

"Ask a hacker: Top four anti-surveillance apps"
By Violet Blue, June 8, 2013 -- 02:00 GMT (19:00 PDT)


"Five ways to stop the NSA from spying on you"
By Timothy B. Lee, June 10 at 12:22 pm

"Letters: Snooping in web’s dark corners"
INDEPENDENT VOICES, Monday 10 June 2013

"The Stickers on Edward Snowden’s Laptop"
By JOHN SCHWARTZ, June 10, 2013, 2:46 pm

"Edward Snowden: A libertarian hero"

"Secrecy-focused Web services find a mainstream audience"
By Hayley Tsukayama, Published: June 12 2013

"How to keep data away from prying eyes"
By Hiawatha Bray, JUNE 13, 2013

"How to turn a Raspberry Pi into a portable Tor proxy (Onion Pi)"
Posted June 17, 2013 - 07:33 by Trent Nouveau

"Facebook Blocks Tor Users After Heavy Malicious Activity"
On June 18, 2013 by Tom Brewster

"Facebook Did Not Intentionally Block Tor"
By Zach Walton · June 18, 2013

"No, Facebook Is Not Deliberately Blocking Logins from TOR"
By Jessica Roy 6/18 11:34am

"Tor users locked out of Facebook after wave of dodgy traffic"
By Iain Thomson, 18th June 2013

"Facebook once again accessible via Tor"
Posted on 19 June 2013.

"Facebook's untimely block on Tor mistakenly freaks out activists"
by Lisa Vaas on June 20, 2013

"Hidden Web Tor helps average users and criminals avoid government snooping"
By Andrew Conte, Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

"Protesters, criminals get around government censors using secret Web network"
By Andrew Conte, Published: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

"A look into Snowden’s ‘secret chat’ with the world"

  1. SRIDHAR and S. RAGHAVENDRA, June 24, 2013 20:39 IST

"Surf Without Surveillance: Tor's Karen Reilly"
Nick Gillespie & Todd Krainin, June 26, 2013

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